Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance use issues, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.
- Therapy and Counseling- Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
- Customer and Personal Service- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Communication — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
- Service Orientation — actively looking for ways to help people.
- Problem Solving- Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
This position has supervisory responsibilities.
This position works in an inpatient AOD facility. There will be frequent interaction with persons who are mentally ill, disabled, elderly or emotionally upset.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear and write.
This position is occasionally active and requires standing and walking for the duration of the workday.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. This position works primarily daytime hours Monday through Friday; however, some evening and weekend work may be necessary on occasion.
Required Education and Experience
- Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field plus one year of clinical experience in an alcohol or other drugs (AOD) or mental health setting preferred
- LMSW/LCSW, LSW, or LPC
- 3+ years’ experience in OASAS program
Preferred Education and Experience
- Bi-Lingual (Spanish and English) –Fluent
- Valid CASAC or CASAC-T certification
Work Authorization/Security Clearance
- Work Authorization for United States of America
Center for Comprehensive Health Practice provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
- Great Work/Life Balance
- Retirement -403(b)
- Group Supplemental Refinement Annuity plan via TIAA
- Sick Leave
- Student Loan defined contribution
- Hartford Retirement Insurance Benefit
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required